By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

US designates former Presidents of Panama & Paraguay for corruption

On 25 January 2023, the US State Department designated former President of Panama Ricardo Alberto Martinelli Berrocal for his alleged involvement in significant corruption, including accepting bribes in exchange for improperly awarding government contracts. He and his immediate family members are subject to a travel ban. Press Release. On 26 January, OFAC listed Horacio Manuel Cartes Jara, the former President …

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Maya Lester KC is a senior barrister (King’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human...

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